Editor’s Note

The selection of books illustrated in my photobook “portrait” are the contents of the actual pile of books that are currently on my writing table, some that I am looking forward to reading for the first time, others that it feels timely for me to re-read. I am conscious that there is not a single photobook in the picture-book sense of the word. This reflects my aims for this issue of The PhotoBook Review: to be pluralistic in its approach to the photobook and not merely to propose a checklist for a collectible canon of this essential form of photography….


The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards 2013

The Paris Photo—Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards are now open for submissions.


Coming Soon: The Paris Photo—Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2013

The second annual awards will be launch in May 2013. Stay tuned!


Coming Soon: PhotoBook Review Issue 004

The next issue, guest edited by Charlotte Cotton, will be launched this spring in Los Angeles, New York, and Milan.


David Galjaard: On Concresco

An interview with David Galjaard, winner of the 2012 First PhotoBook Award for Concresco.


The PhotoBook Review is a publication dedicated to the consideration of the photobook—focusing on the best photography books being published, from the coffee-table book to the handmade artist’s edition, and on creating a better understanding of the ecosystem of the photobook as a whole.

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